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Raymond J. Noorda

Novell

1983 - 1994

Computers & Electronics

Military ServiceNavy
1980 b. 1924
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of Utah
Personal
Born-Died1924
BirthplaceUtah (UT)
RaceWhite
FatherWhite Collar Worker
Era - 1980

Upon his arrival at Novell, Noorda realized that the future of computer networking lay in the software and not the hardware. Novell’s product, Netware, dominated the network operating system market in the early 1990s by making it possible for individual users on all platforms to share information and resources. Under Noorda’s leadership, Novell grew from a $3.8 million to $1 billion company by the end of his tenure.